The Pure Chem U15 AA Broncos defeated the Prairie Storm 7-2 on Friday night in Balgonie to complete a two-game sweep of their best-of-three series.
Chase Petersen had three goals and two assists while Mason Fauser added two goals and two helpers. Tyler Hudec and Kasey Gleim also scored for the Broncos, who will face the Regina Aces in the south semi-final.
Meanwhile, the Source for Sports U18 Broncos and SWT U13 Broncos all had their weekend playoff games postponed by weather. The U18 Broncos will host Estevan in game four of their best-of-five series tonight at 7:15pm from S3 Arenas and can advance to the next round with a win. Game five, if needed, will be in Estevan on Wednesday. The U13 Broncos visit the Prairie Storm in Balgonie tonight for the third and deciding game of their series.
The WW Smith U13 Wildcats fell 3-2 to the Weyburn Gold Wings on the road Sunday, and their best-of-three series is now tied at a game apiece. The female U18 A Southwest Cyclones’ season came to an end on Sunday after a 4-3 overtime loss to Milestone on Sunday night.
The Swift Current U15 A provincial team swept their best-of-three south final against Weyburn and will face Martensville in the provincial final. The U15 Shaunavon Badgers also moved on to the provincial final after a second-straight 10-2 win over Lanigan in their south final series this past weekend.
Flames hammer Sens while Jets hold off Lightning
Jakob Markstrom made 30 saves and five different goal scorers tallied for the Flames in a 5-1 win over Ottawa at the Saddledome on Sunday night. In other NHL action, Morgan Barron scored the game-winner as Winnipeg held off Tampa Bay 3-2. The Jets moved past Colorado for third place in the Central Division with the win.
There are three games on tonight's schedule with Montreal hosting the Avalanche and the Maple Leafs welcoming the Buffalo Sabres.
Gushue makes history in fifth Brier win
Newfoundland’s Brad Gushue won a record fifth Tim Hortons Brier as a skip as his team captured a second straight title with a 7-5 win over Manitoba’s Matt Dunstone in Sunday's final in London, Ontario. After the first end was blanked and the two teams traded singles for the next six ends, Gushue scored three in the eighth end to take a 6-3 lead. Dunstone cut the deficit with two in the ninth, but Gushue scored one in the tenth to claim his fifth Brier tankard in seven years.
Gushue will represent Canada at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Ottawa next month and will be Team Canada again at next year's Brier in Regina. Kerri Einarson and her Scotties winning rink will head to Sweden for the World Women's Championship starting this weekend.
Canada mercies Great Britain to open WBC
Team Canada dominated their first game of the World Baseball Classic with an 18-8 rout of Great Britan in a game that ended with the mercy rule after 6.5 innings.
Canada will face the USA in their next game tonight in Phoenix, and will then face Colombia and Mexico in their other pool games this week. The final is next Tuesday.
Rush rally falls short in loss to Seals
The Saskatchewan Rush rallied from down 10-4 after three quarters, but the comeback fell short in a 12-11 loss to the NLL Western Conference-leading San Diego Seals on Saturday in Saskatoon. Robert Church had four goals and seven points for the Rush, who visit the Calgary Roughnecks on Friday night.
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